Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Southwell. You may be able to find further references to Southwell in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
SOUTHWELL a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a division Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Southwell.

Place Type of entry Source
BURGAGE Imperial
EASTHORPE a division Imperial
Hexgreave hamlet Bartholomew
HEXGREAVE a hamlet Imperial
Normanton hamlet Bartholomew
NORWOOD PARK a seat Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Southwell within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 17
John Byng A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: Biggleswade to Newark 3
William Camden Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Norwood Park 0 2
Normanton 0 2
Halam 0 2
Halloughton 1 2
Osmondthorpe 0 2
Hockerton 0 2
Edingley 0 1
Upton 1 2
Morton 0 2
Fiskerton 1 2
Thurgarton 3 3
Bleasby 0 2
Kirklington 0 2
Winkburn 0 2
Rolleston 1 2
Park Leys 0 2
Hexgreave 0 2
Epperstone 0 2
Staythorpe 0 2
Gonalston 0 2